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Implements interfaces: twisted.cred.checkers.ICredentialsChecker
A credentials checker for a UNIX server. This will check that an authenticating username/password is a valid user on the system.
Does not work on Windows.Right now this supports Python's pwd and spwd modules, if they are installed. It does not support PAM.
|Parameters||credentials||something which implements one of the interfaces in self.credentialInterfaces.|
|Returns||a Deferred which will fire a string which identifies an avatar, an empty tuple to specify an authenticated anonymous user (provided as checkers.ANONYMOUS) or fire a Failure(UnauthorizedLogin). Alternatively, return the result itself.|